In 1987 it was decided by Congress that March would be Women’s History Month. This month is dedicated to honor achievements made by American women. There are so many women who helped shape education and change it for the better!
Here is a list on just some of the women who made an impact on education in this country:
1. Emma Willard
Emma Willard founded the first higher education institution for women in the country. In 1821 Troy Female Seminary opened its doors in Troy, New York. The school later changed its name to the Emma Willard School....